ohio and other states, we'll be at 35 states across the country. more than half the country will be voting. >> it's interesting, mark, i love your analysis and don't want to put you on the spot, but at this point 37 days until election day what has struck you most about the swing states and what we're seeing. >> tamron, what struck me the most, you and i have talked about this the last several months now, how static this race had been so tight, and when we hit the conventions all of a sudden there was a little bounce. it wasn't big. we're seeing president obama ahead in some national polls, maybe two, three, four points, from what we saw from several months ago, you know, sometimes a three to five-point lead is very substantial, even though it's sometimes within the margin of error. >> mark murray, great pleasure having you on. thank you. >> thanks. coming up, we'll get the latest out of afghanistan, where yes, three more american soldiers were killed in attacks. we'll talk about the political war of words that's taking place right now regarding afghanistan and libya.